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Joan Mays (#47005914)
 member for 6 years, 10 months, 19 days
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Bio Photo Four years ago when I discovered Find a Grave I found this website to be invaluable in my family research. I then began photographing graves of my relatives. Now I photograph graves of people that I don't know hoping that I can help someone else find their relatives. I love to visit old cemeteries. Each weekend I try to visit three or four cemeteries.

I know that I manage a large number of memorials but I am not "in it for the numbers."
I don't have time to research every person that I enter. I hope that the memorials are a starting point for someone researching their family.

I transfer memorials that are not related to me. Please follow the guidelines and state your relationship.

Please use the edit tab for requests. This does prevent accidents.

Also, when requesting transfers or information remember to ask nicely. Questioning someone's faith is no way to get help.

Advice for new members: Don't let negative comments discourage you. I received and still receive them but when you receive and email from someone who has found a relative with your help it is all worthwhile.

My families are Pillow, Jordan, Yates, Cash, Campbell and Mays.

Feel free to use my pictures. That's why I post them here.

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 • 35,307 Memorials Added
 • 35,154 Memorials Managed
 • 98 Memorials/Week
 • 46,209 Photos
 • 130 Volunteer Photos Taken
 • 65 Virtual Flowers
 • 2 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 9 Friends
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Jordan Family (3)
Pillow Family (38)
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A AAA American ..., Ann, Barbara Chittum..., Darrell Landrum, Joyce Potts Hof..., larry eanes, Laurie Goodman ..., Stephanie Nicho..., VirginiaBorn
Messages left for Joan Mays (222)[Leave Message]
Rachel Gillooly
Linda Kay Lane Austin
She has a son that has been searching for her and for answers about her death and her family. Her sons name is Robert Austin. She was married to Charles Atlas Austin in Lynchburg Virginia
He had posted something in an adoption search in hopes of finding out more about his mother. I am assigned as his Search Angel seeking out his family. This is his mother.
Added by Rachel Gillooly on Mar 23, 2015 2:53 AM
Thank you for taking the time to honor my photo requests. Your photos are greatly appreciated.
Added by MARY on Mar 01, 2015 4:15 PM
Laurie Goodman Lenz
Lorene Wilson Dunn - Virginia Memorial Park
Thank you so much for the transfer, Joan! All of your hard work at Find A Grave is greatly appreciated!!
Added by Laurie Goodman Lenz on Mar 01, 2015 1:05 PM
Ferguson Photos
Thank you so much for all of your hard work Every time I turn around, I find that you have photographed another Ferguson relative! Thank you SO much!!

Added by Sarah on Feb 27, 2015 4:37 PM
Kelly Howell
Patricia Harrop
We would like to thank you for taking the time to get the headstone picture. We really appreciate find a grave volunteers.
Kelly & Vickie Howell
Added by Kelly Howell on Feb 08, 2015 10:46 AM
Rebecca Emmett
Stonewall Jackson Cem.
Thank you so much for the memorials, especially the grave photos, of Price family members.
Added by Rebecca Emmett on Feb 02, 2015 11:48 PM
Halifax Memorial Gardens
Thank you for adding the Adcock family grave photos from Halifax Memorial Gardens. I really appreciate your doing so!
Added by Lanie on Jan 23, 2015 10:56 AM
Sherry Thurman Wright
Thanks, Joan, for the Davis edits! Sorry I didn't get them on the same submission. You're the best.
Added by Sherry Thurman Wright on Jan 23, 2015 10:38 AM
Dianna Taylor
Thank You !!!
Thanks for the speedy Claiborne edits :)
Added by Dianna Taylor on Jan 16, 2015 5:11 PM
larry eanes
Groff links
Hi Joan, thanks for the Groff family edit links and also thanks for everything you have helped with in the past. I have entered some Mays recently in Highland, take a look, and if any of them are family, let me know & I will send them to you, Larry
Added by larry eanes on Jan 14, 2015 4:22 PM
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